On the first day of the New Year 2010, the famous Government College University (GCU)
turned 146. My family have a long association with this prestigious educational institution of not only Lahore but of international acclaim as well. My late father (Abdul Hameed Bhatti, President’s Police Medal, the founder figure of Interpol in Pakistan ) studied here in the early 1930s (pictured left). Three of us five brothers, including Gul Hameed Bhatti are also proud Ravians (the graduates of the GCU are called so because of closeness of the famous River Ravi that skirts Pakistan ). Lahore
GCU has many a celebrity associated. Some of which include Maulana Mohammad Hussain Azad (Taught 1872-84), Dr Sir Allam Muhammad Iqbal (Studied 1893-99, Taught 1900-05, 1910-11), Dr Hargobind Khurana, Nobel Laureate (Studied 1941-45), Dr Abdus Salam, Nobel Laureate (Studied 1942-46, Taught 1951-54) and many others.
The college was established on
Relevant Website: Government College University